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A moody, evocative potboiler that steadily builds a head of steam, “Hell or High Water” is sharp as a leather strap cracked against bare skin in the Texas sun.
The story of a rebel who learns the limits of rebellion, "Captain Fantastic" features a fine ensemble of six children and their dad.
Two self-involved Los Angeles siblings travel to rural Arkansas to tidy up their dead father's affairs, and discover unexpected longings for a sense of home.
This powerful drama looks at the life of the celebrated Chicago chef and inventor who wanted to save the world through food.
This seedy German family/crime drama feels more like the start of a good idea for a movie rather than a fully formulated one.
Created by a real-life pregnant couple, it’s part documentary, part fantasy, sketch comedy mixed with seriocomic confrontations with adulthood's abrupt arrival.
A nouveau Western / Southern gothic crime drama, “High Cotton” evokes “Of Mice and Men” in its tale of a dim but kindhearted bumpkin and his cleverer friend.
A modern French Western — and who knew there was such a thing? — strives but fails to build upon the great bones of "The Searchers."